A "Pacific Surfliner" races along a right-of-way adorned with spring flowers on a "perfect" early April afternoon.
The last light of day glints off the side of an Amtrak California train, powered by more conventional Amtrak GE unit.
With flowers blooming, prickly cacti and good sunlight, a day at Hill 582 can provide the photographer interesting results.
Late afternoon sun, a clean train and a great location conclude a day's railfanning in sunny California!
Heavier-than-usual snowfalls required plowing of Lake State's Huron Shore subdivision on this bitterly-cold January afternoon.
The temperature a brisk 16 degrees with the moon breaking through the clouds, 3504 idles at the Alpena facility awaiting next day's duties.
The rich colors of spring flowers were abundant along the right-of-way.
The railroad to become history within a couple of years, Michigan Northern's ex-TP&W geeps are ideal candidates for a Christmas setting.
Clean and fairly-new war bonnets made for a productive day at Tehachapi.
Autumn color is in full splendor on this late October afternoon along the Hudson River.
Glen Monhart's Atlantic Coast Line E3 heads a Golden Arrow Lines Tour train on the short-lived Wisconsin Western Railroad in a scene that replicates the unit's glory days of regular service.
Morning train crosses the river as the season's first measurable snowfall blasts the area.
Zipping though the Utah desert, eastbound "California Zephyr" has an Amtrak California unit in its consist.
Conrail freight plies the old Pennsy four-track main.
I thought this old, forlorn Chevrolet truck added dimension to the rail scene.